Official Journal of the European Union

C 173/11

Order of the General Court of 11 April 2011 — Département du Gers v Commission

(Case T-481/10) (1)

(Action for annulment - Environment and protection of human health - Genetically modified food and feed - No individual concern - Inadmissibility)

2011/C 173/26

Language of the case: French


Applicant: Département du Gers (France) (represented by: S. Mabile and J.-P Mignard, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: D. Bianchi and L. Pignataro, Agents)


Application for annulment of Commission Decision 2010/429/EU of 28 July 2010 authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize MON 88017 x MON 810 (MON-88Ø17-3 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6) pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ 2010 L 201, p. 46).

Operative part of the order


The action is dismissed as inadmissible;


The Département du Gers is ordered to bear its own costs and pay those of the European Commission;


There is no need to adjudicate on the applications to intervene of the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the Centre Region, the Picardy Region, the Départment de la Haute–Garonne, the Brittany Region, the Poitou-Charentes Region, the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur Region, the Burgundy Region, the Midi-Pyrénées Region, the Auvergne Region, the Pays de la Loire Region, the Rhône-Alpes Region, the Départment des Côtes d'Armor, the Île de France Region and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region.

(1)  OJ C 346, 18.12.2010.